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Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps

Conflict Period:
World War I 1
Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
Private First Class 1
Birth:
Aug 1899 1
Nashville, Tennessee 1
Death:
14 Dec 1930 1
Nashville, Tennessee 1
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Full Name:
Samuel Edward Doremus 1
Birth:
Aug 1899 1
Nashville, Tennessee 1
Male 1
Death:
14 Dec 1930 1
Nashville, Tennessee 1
Burial:
Burial Date: December 1930 1
Burial Place: Nashville, Tennessee 1
Cemetery: Nashville National Cemetery 1
Residence:
Place: Nashville, Tennessee 1
From: 1919 1
To: 1930 1
Residence:
Place: Nashville, Tennesee 1
From: 1899 1
To: 1917 1
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Birth:
Mother: Julia M. Weaver 1
Father: William H. Doremus 1
Marriage:
Mary Doremus 1
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World War I 1

Branch:
Marine Corps 1
Rank:
Private First Class 1
Service Start Date:
22 May 1917 1
Service End Date:
13 Aug 1919 1
Awards:
Silver Star, French Croix de Guerre w/ Gold Star 2
Unit:
Company "D" (81st Co.), 6th Machine Gun Battalion, 4th Marine Brigade, 2nd Division, A.E.F. 2
Service Number:
108085 1
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Occupation:
House Painter 1
Race or Ethnicity:
Caucasian 1
Battle Honors (WWI):
Aisne: 27 May - 5 Jun 1918 1
Aisne-Marne: 18 Jul - 6 Aug 1918 1
Defensive Sector: 6 Apr 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 1
Meuse-Argonne: 26 Sep - 11 Nov 1918 1
St. Mihiel: 12-16 Sep 1918 1
Military Awards:
Army of the Occupation of Germany Medal: 1918-19 1
Croix de Guerre (France): 03 Jun 1918 1
Silver Star: 03 Jun 1918 1
WWI Victory Medal: 5 Battle Clasps 1

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Silver Star

“The five men above named (Corporal Oscar A. VOLLRATH, Private Hawley WALDRON, Private John W. WINFORD, Private Samuel E. DOREMUS, Private George C. VOORHEES) gallantly remained at their gun in an unprotected position under heavy shell-fire after one member of the crew had been killed and three wounded. This on the 3rd of June, 1918.”

General Orders No. 40, Headquarters, 2nd Division, A.E.F., 5 July 1918

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